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2011-07-18 09:05:00

Japan’s government plans to suspend all cattle shipments from Fukushima after the country’s second-biggest retailer reported Sunday it had sold beef from cattle that ate nuclear-contaminated feed.

2008-09-30 18:01:10

Sendai, Miyagi Pref., Sept. 30 (Jiji Press)--Tokyo Gas Co. and two other companies have applied to jointly buy the gas distribution service run by this northeastern Japan city. The team, which also includes Tohoku Electric Power Co. and Japan Petroleum Exploration Co.

2008-07-25 09:00:47

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Tokyo, July 25 Kyodo - The number of injured in the magnitude 6.8 earthquake that jolted northeastern Japan on Thursday had reached 200 in eight prefectures as of 5 p.m.

2006-01-06 03:30:00

Japan was bracing for more snow on Friday after some of the heaviest snowfall on record that has left 53 people dead and paralyzed transport.

2005-12-24 23:59:57

TOKYO (Reuters) - Heavy snowfall throughout Japan killed five people, disrupted holiday traffic and left thousands of residents without electricity.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.